Prof Bram van Ginneken
Radboud University Medical Center
Prof Bram van Ginneken is Professor of Functional Image Analysis at Radboud University Medical Centre in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, where he has been Co-Chair of the Diagnostic Image Analysis Group in the Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine since 2010. He also works for Fraunhofer MEVIS in Bremen, Germany, and is one of the founders of Thirona, a company that provides analysis of medical images. Prof van Ginneken studied physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology and Utrecht University in the Netherlands. In March 2001, he obtained his PhD on computer-aided diagnosis in chest radiographs from the Image Sciences Institute in Utrecht. From 2001 to 2009, he led the Computer-Aided Diagnosis group at the Image Sciences Institute, where he still holds an associate faculty position. He has (co-)authored over 200 publications in international journals. He is also a member of the editorial board of Medical Image Analysis and was elected to the Fleischner Society in 2017. He has pioneered the concept of challenges in medical image analysis in which multiple teams apply their algorithm to the same test data set in order to solve a particular medical image analysis task so that a fair comparison can be made.